765  
WHUS52 KCHS 180003  
SMWCHS  
AMZ352-354-370-372-374-180130-  
/O.NEW.KCHS.MA.W.0095.190818T0003Z-190818T0130Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC  
803 PM EDT SAT AUG 17 2019  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM ...  
INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...  
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM TO  
40 NM...  
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM  
TO 60 NM...  
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO EDISTO BEACH SC EXTENDING FROM  
20 NM TO 40 NM...  
 
* UNTIL 930 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 802 PM EDT, THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS AND  
STRONG WIND GUSTS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 10 NM  
SOUTHEAST OF EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF TO 6 NM SOUTHEAST OF BETSY ROSS  
REEF TO NEAR TUG RIO APON, MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 35 KNOTS OR GREATER.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY  
HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY  
HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
SAYLER BARGE... BUOY J...  
BETSY ROSS REEF... R7 TOWER...  
EDISTO OFFSHORE REEF... HONEY BARGE...  
TUG SENASQUA... LATEX BARGE...  
BUOY L... DREDGE HENRY...  
R2 TOWER... TUG ELMIRA...  
TUG DELTA DIAMOND... 110 DEGREE OLYMPIC BUOY...  
FERRY BOAT JANET... TUG RIO APON...  
BUOY TENDER SAGEBRUSH... C C A BUOY...  
TUG MATT TURECAMO...  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY OR REMAIN IN SAFE HARBOR AS GUSTY  
WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE EXPECTED.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3118 8062 3170 8093 3215 8040 3232 7996  
3229 7989 3246 7958 3223 7938 3204 7966  
3195 7987 3183 7998 3171 8014 3158 7988  
3146 7995 3142 8003 3111 8028  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0002Z 327DEG 12KT 3212 7969 3201 8030 3169 8082  
 
WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...0.00IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
SPR  
 
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